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UW Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium

October 20, 2022 @ 6:45 am - 10:30 am

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is pleased to invite you to attend the Women’s Health and Health Equity Research Lecture & Symposium on October 20, 2022.

The Symposium is an annual meeting that connects health care professionals and population health experts around the latest research into health disparities and health equity. Every year, in addition to the keynote lecture, researchers share their work on health disparities research and investigators present posters.

2022 Keynote Speaker:

Vanessa Northington Gamble, MD, PhD is University Professor of Medical Humanities at The George Washington University. Throughout her career she has worked to promote equity and justice in medicine and public health. A physician, scholar, and activist, Dr. Gamble is an internationally recognized expert on the history of American medicine, racial and ethnic disparities in health and health care, public health ethics, and bioethics.

2022 Presentations:

Bikki Tran Smith, PhD, MA

Health Disparities Research Scholars Program Fellow

Kara Hoppe, DO, MS

Associate Professor (CHS)
Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Tia Murray, BS, CLC, CD(DONA)

Ph.D. Student in Human Ecology: Human Development and Family Studies at the UW-Madison School of Human Ecology

Founder & CEO of Harambee Village Doulas

Executive Director, Harambee Birth & Family Center (HBFC)

New in 2022:  

7:05am-7:30am:  Brief & Brilliant Talks

Five researchers will each present a 3-minute talk to share bite-sized bits of science that showcase the essence of their research.

Interested in sharing your research? We are offering two options:

  1. Submit a poster: Deadline is Sunday, September 11 at 11:59 PM.
  2. Submit a proposal to give a Brief & Brilliant talk. Deadline is Sunday, August 21 at 11:59 PM.

We encourage you to submit for both!


October 20, 2022
6:45 am - 10:30 am
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